Jewish history in turn-of-the-century America usually conjures up images of deeply religious East Coast garment district workers or greased-back, penny-pinching Old Hollywood studio moguls.
The Autry National Center attempts to break down this second stereotype with its latest exhibit, "Jews in the ... More >>
A. D'Alessandro'Hey Lucy, you sunk my battleship': Lucille Ball memorabilia goes wild with board games
Within the fandom annals, before Gleeks and Trekkies roamed convention halls, there were -- and still are -- Lucy fans; a fervent bunch that communes frequently to pay homage to TV's greate ... More >>
JGarbeeHomemade Burger Buns Come In All Sizes, TooAs our fearless 30-burgers-in-30-days critic moves on to ice cream, some of us are still thinking about burgers. Because it's suddenly June, which means summer, or so we have been told. And so, we are now calendar-committed to stocking up on c ... More >>
J.GarbeeViola's Relishes, Vintage Furniture Not IncludedThere's nothing that says "Hollywood cocktail party" quite like mango chutney and corn relish. Or at least in the 1930s and 40s, an era when pillows of cream cheese were piled on top of just about every appetizer, and cocktail hour wasn' ... More >>
Any dude can throw on a dress, spew sassy one-liners, lip-sync the pop diva hit of the moment, and call themselves a queen. But real drag royalty, those who take performing to its most provocative and entertaining heights, are much fewer and further between. L.A.-based bitch goddess, Jackie Beat is ... More >>
For spring, Amelia Toro is doing flowing dresses with butterfly prints and clean, white ankle-length dresses that look like night gowns. Her models walked the catwalk with birds in little cages and birds in their hair. Femininity is back in a big way. Toro did sweet, candy-striped jackets with black ... More >>